Voluntary reporting and transparency
To demonstrate our commitment to increased transparency on social and environmental issues, Schibsted Media Group is a member of several non-governmental organisations. By participating in these voluntary reporting schemes, such as the United Nations Global Compact and the Carbon Disclosure Project, we want to support global initiatives concerning these issues. We are also a member of organisations such as Transparency International and the Responsible Media Forum.
United Nations’ Global Compact (UNGP)
Schibsted has been a member of UN’s Global Compact since 2009. This is a strategic initiative for companies that undertake to align their business activities and strategies with ten universally recognised principles in the areas of human rights, labour standards, environmental protection and the fight against corruption. By signing the compact, Schibsted has undertaken to:
- support the protection of human rights within its sphere of influence
- guarantee international labour standards
- improve environmental protection
- fight corruption and bribery
Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
Schibsted joined the Carbon Disclosure Project in 2010. The Carbon Disclosure Project is an organization working with investors, shareholders and corporations to disclose the greenhouse gas emissions of major corporations.
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Schibsted has been a member of Transparency International since 2011. Transparency International is the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in governments, businesses and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.
As a member of Transparency International, Schibsted is committed to practicing zero-tolerance for all forms of corruption in our companies and establish adequate measures against corruption.
Responsible Media Forum
Schibsted has been a member of Responsible Media Forum since 2011. The Forum was established in recognition that the practice of CSR and sustainability for media companies has many unique features that sets it apart from traditional industry and other business sectors. The forum includes work on the following:
- developing an understanding of the implications of CSR for media members
- identifying areas for prioritization
- sharing best practices
- engaging with stakeholders
- running collaborative projects on key issues
The members meet four times a year to discuss and tackle the biggest sustainability challenges faced by the media industry.
For more information about the Responsible Media Forum: responsiblemediaforum.org/home